Monday, October 17, 2011

OCLC FirstSearch update

Many of you were able to attend one of the recent webinars on changes to the FirstSearch WorldCat and CalCat subscriptions for California libraries.   The deadline for subscribing at the same discount the State Library received is October 28, 2011. 

To obtain pricing for your library or to place your order, please contact Carol Schlatter of OCLC at 800-848-5878, ext. 6083 or  

If you have additional questions about these services, please contact Paul Cappuzzello, OCLC Senior Library Services Consultant at 800-848-5878, ext. 6258 or

For those of you that were unable to attend , you may view the PowerPoint presentation at

OCLC also has prepared a list of frequently asked questions about these changes which may viewed at

If you were unable to attend the session, you may listen to the recording:

Please note that this recording is in the Universal Communications Format (UCF) rich media file format. Visit to view a list of players that support viewing rich media files using UCF.  

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